Browsing Research Articles (Dogmatics and Christian Ethics) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Dogmatics and Christian Ethics) by Title

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  • Park, Sung W. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2017-03-31)
    Calvin scholars debate whether Calvin’s theology supports the Eastern Orthodox theosis, which advocates the believers’ participation in the intrinsic divine life, mediated by Christ’s humanity in their union with Christ. ...
  • Bwalya, Musonda (2012-12-06)
    There is so much alienation, pain and suffering in our today’s world. In this vein, African Christianity, a voice amongst many voices, should seek to be a transformational religion for the whole of life, affecting all ...
  • McDurmon, Joel Edward (AOSIS Open Journals, 2012-11-30)
    This article reviewed claims made by modern scholars Ford Lewis Battles, G.H. Williams, and Theodore Tappert concerning the views of Jacob Strauss (1480–1530), court preacher at Eisenach, particularly in regard to the ...
  • De Villiers, D.E. (Dawid Etienne) (Department of Old and New Testament, University of Stellenbosch, 2010)
    This article attempts, first of all, to define the concept of human dignity in tandem with a Christian ethics of responsibility. The views on human dignity, held by some proponents of a Christian ethics of responsibility, ...
  • Van Wyk, Tanya (AOSIS Open Journals, 2019-11-12)
    In this contribution, the connection between redressing the past and doing justice in the present is explored by presenting the notion of ‘paradox’ as a response to ‘binary thinking’. In this regard, ‘paradox’ denotes ...
  • Kim, Junseop (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2018-05-16)
    Lindbeck’s theology can be defined as an ecclesiology. For the ultimate concern in his life and thoughts is an ecclesiastical one. His ecclesial ethics is based on his ecclesiology. It has two aspects: the intra-systematic ...
  • Sekhaulelo, Motshine Amos (African Online Scientific Information System, 2014-12)
    This article investigates and outlines the strategies, which the Reformed Churches in South Africa (RCSA) can employ for poverty alleviation in the South African urban communities.1 By RCSA, the author refers to the local ...
  • Vellem, Vuyani Shadrack (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013-05-03)
    This article is a South African perspective of a Black African reflection on the publicity of Reformed faith. Whilst the notion of public theology is fairly new, the article argues, it is important to define the ‘public’ ...
  • Petrov, Aleksandr; Poltarykhin, Andrey; Alekhina, Natalia; Nikiforov, Sergey; Gayazova, Sarbinaz (AOSIS, 2021-10-28)
    Recently, we have faced the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the world, which has attracted the attention of all people. Stress has become a word familiar to all people. The stressors of life are ...
  • Tlemissov, Ulan; Anichkina, Olga; Popovich, Aleksey; Kozhuhov, Nikolay; Terekhova, Anna; Sepiashvili, Ekaterina; Koryagina, Inga; Tikhomirov, Evgeny; Morozova, Elena (AOSIS, 2021-10-27)
    It is widely accepted that some characteristics and aspects of spirituality have been mentioned in the religious beliefs, teachings and practices of many divine (Abrahamic) religions, including Islam. This has recently ...
  • Van Graan, Bianca R.; Van der Merwe, J.M. (Johan Matthys) (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2016)
    In 2004 the General Synod of the Dutch Reformed Church gave an order that an investigation should be done regarding the implementing of church discipline (repeated in 2007 and 2011). There is a need for re-evaluating ...
  • Kroesbergen, Hermen (MDPI, 2019-04-25)
    Religion in Africa is in many respects becoming religion without belief and community again, I will argue in this article. Europeans arriving in Africa did not recognize African religion, because Africans did not have the ...
  • Kroesbergen, Hermen (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2020-09)
    We do not need ‘the earth’ as the space for encounter and cooperation between world religions in the way Moltmann suggests. Firstly, this fails to do justice to the contemporary situation concerning religious diversity: ...
  • Patru, Alina G. (AOSIS, 2021-08-27)
    The present study deals with the encounter with modernity in two neighbouring religious spaces: Christian Orthodoxy and Islam. Relying on Eisenstadt’s theory about multiple modernities and on its further developments by ...
  • Pretorius, Mark (OpenJournals Publishing, 2013-04-30)
    The objective of this article was to deal with the challenging theme of the Origin of Life. Science has been arguing the when and how of the beginning of life for centuries. It is a subject which remains perplexing despite ...
  • Abrudan, Ioan O. (AOSIS, 2021-09-30)
    This article explores the development of the theme of the Life-giving Spring in Byzantine iconography. The path towards its establishment was initiated at the moment when a representation rule, an original convention was ...
  • Jahnichen, Traugott (AOSIS, 2021-08-18)
    Without ethical embedding, scientific and technological progress is unleashing more and more destructive consequences. In contrast to the ‘forgetfulness of nature’ of the rationalist worldview, a fundamental reorientation ...
  • Loubser, Gysbert Matthys Hendrik; Du Toit, Calvyn C. (AOSIS, 2018-05)
    Expanding our description of liturgy as an organisation of technics structuring desire, we describe the accompanying myth as a technic of knowing. Drawing on transdisciplinary theology, developed from the work of Wentzel ...
  • Buitendag, Johan; Simut, Corneliu Cristian (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2017)
    TRS are two interconnected and mutually dependent fields of academic inquiry, which belong to the larger and more encompassing domain of general humanities. Given this interconnectivity, reciprocity, and interdependability ...
  • Muis, Jan (AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-11-24)
    Because the notion of ‘power’, and of ‘absolute power’ in particular, is associated with coercion, violence and oppression, it is problematic to attribute power to God. Jürgen Moltmann and Eberhard Jüngel reject a ...